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" Of Gilbert Walmsley, thus presented to my mind, let me indulge myself in the remembrance. I knew him very early ; he was one of the first friends that literature procured me, and I hope, that at least, my gratitude made me worthy of his notice. " He was... "
The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. - Page 46
by James Boswell - 1826
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 159

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle), George Walter Prothero - 1885 - 582 pages
...at least my gratitude made me worthy of his notice. ' He was of an advanced age, and I was only yet a boy ; yet he never received my notions with contempt. He was a Whig, with nil the virulence and malevolence of his party ; yet difference of opinion did not keep us apart. I...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1887 - 576 pages
...that literature procured me, and I hope that, at least, my gratitude made me worthy of his notice. ' He was of an advanced age, and I was only not a boy,...mingled with the gay world without exemption from its rices or its follies ; but had never neglected the cultivation of his mind. His belief of revelation...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Life

James Boswell, Samuel Johnson - 1887 - 490 pages
...Walmsley and Johnson, of whom one was a Whig, the other a Tory. ' Walmsley was a Whig, wrote Johnson, 'with all the virulence and malevolence of his party...keep us apart I honoured him, and he endured me.' 4 See ante, ii. 169, note 2. in 44O An address to the Electors of Soiitkivark. [ADITSO. in parliament...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Together with A Journal of a ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1888 - 608 pages
...that literature procured me, and I hope that, at least, my gratitude made me worthy of his notice. "He was of an advanced age, and I was only not a boy;...my notions with contempt* He was a whig, with all • Mr. Warton informs me, " that this early friend of Johnson was entered a Commoner of Trinity College,...
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A History of Eighteenth Century Literature (1600-1780).

Edmund Gosse - 1889 - 462 pages
...literature procured me, and I hope that at least my gratitude made me worthy of his notice. "He was of advanced age, and I was only not a boy; yet he never...but had never neglected the cultivation of his mind ; liis belief of Revelation was unshaken ; his learning preserved his principles ; he grew first regular,...
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Johnson's Lives of the Poets, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1890 - 474 pages
...friends that literature procured me, and I hope that at least my gratitude made me worthy of his notice. He was of an advanced age, and I was only not a boy...he never received my notions with contempt. He was 1 Gilbert Walmsley (1680-1751). Registrar of the Eecl. Court of Lichfield. He it was who, in 1735,...
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Johnson's History of Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1891 - 286 pages
...literature procured me, and I hope that at least my gratitude made me worthy of his notice. " He was of advanced age, and I was only not a boy ; yet he never...yet difference of opinion did not keep us apart. I honored him, and he endured me. " He had mingled with the gay world, without exemption from its vices...
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English Prose: Selections, Volume 4

Sir Henry Craik - 1894 - 704 pages
...that at least my gratitude made me worthy of his notice. He was of an advanced age, and I was only yet a boy ; yet he never received my notions with contempt....mingled with the gay world without exemption from its vice or its follies, but had never neglected the cultivation of his mind ; his belief of revelation...
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English Prose: Selections : with Critical Introductions by Various ..., Volume 4

Sir Henry Craik - 1895 - 660 pages
...that at least my gratitude made me worthy of his notice. He was of an advanced age, and I was only yet a boy ; yet he never received my notions with contempt....mingled with the gay world without exemption from its vice or its follies, but had never neglected the cultivation of his mind ; his belief of revelation...
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English Prose: Selections : with Critical Introductions by Various ..., Volume 4

Sir Henry Craik - 1895 - 670 pages
...that at least my gratitude made me worthy of his notice. He was of an advanced age, and I was only yet a boy ; yet he never received my notions with contempt....mingled with the gay world without exemption from its vice or its follies, but had never neglected the cultivation of his mind ; his belief of revelation...
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